Americas Cardroom has brought back the Venom PKO, the biggest progressive knockout tournament in online poker. The $2,640 buy-in event boasts a $5 million guaranteed prize pool, and four starting flights.
Check out the schedule below.
Day 1A: Friday, April 30
Day 1B: Sunday, May 2
Day 1C: Friday, May 7
Day 1D: Sunday, May 9
Day 2: Monday, May 10
Day 3: Tuesday, May 11
Day 4: Wednesday, May 12
What Is A PKO Tournament?
In a normal $10 buy-in knockout or bounty tournament, $5 would go to the prize pool and $5 would go to the bounty. Knocking out another player would result in $5 added to any prize you cash for.
In a $10 PKO tournament, $5 would go to the prize pool, and $5 goes to the bounty. However, when you knock someone out of the tournament, instead of getting the full $5, you get half that amount, or $2.50. The other $2.50 now gets added to your own bounty, making it now worth $7.50.
Should someone take you out, the process repeats itself. They’ll pocket $3.75 (half the current bounty), and the other $3.75 gets added to their head.
By the end of a tournament, a single player’s bounty could even be worth more than the remaining prize pool, creating a very exciting dynamic at the final table. Imagine what could be up for grabs in the $5 million Venom PKO!
How Do I Qualify?
ACR has 658 total seats up for grabs with their ongoing Venom Fever satellite extravaganza. Buy-ins start at just $32.
For those with more limited bankrolls, there’s still plenty of ways to win your ticket. There’s also the Blitz Steps and On-Demand Steps, which offer nine levels with buy-ins as low as 11 cents! Even better, the site is running 24/7 freerolls into step 1, so players can actually get in with no financial commitment at all.
If you have not yet joined Americas Cardroom, here is one more reason why you should sign-up today:
New depositors can benefit from the generous 100 percent match bonus, up to $1,000. Deposit with crypto and your bonus is 200 percent, up to $500.
Why wait? Sign-up, use code CPNEW to make your initial deposit, and claim your bonuses today.